600 Pier Park Dr, Panama City Beach, FL, United States
NileGuide Expert tip:
Bring cash if you plan on walking on the pier. They do not take credit cards.
Pier Park is a massive complex with over one million square feet of shopping, dining, and attractions. The bright colors and beach style design of all of the establishments located within the mall are inviting and is the perfect setting for this beach town attraction. The complex is home to a movie theater, amusement park, and numerous boutiques, stores, and shops. Music can be heard coming from the major Pier Park restaurants like Jimmy Buffet's and Reggae J's. Upscale shopping is blended with affordable options and you can get a cold beer at Hofbrau Beer Garden as easy as getting a piece of home made fudge at a chocolate shop. Pier Park also holds local events on it's grounds. The New Year's Eve Beach Ball Drop attracts people from all over the region and with the opening of the new pier across the street, you can spend a day fishing or sightseeing before spending your evening shopping and dining. As you would with everything in Panama City Beach, pay attention to the time of year that you visit. During heavy tourist times, Pier Park traffic can get busy. Don't let that deter you however because Pier Park is definitely a must see when you visit Panama City Beach, FL